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 Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...The Space and Astronomy Agora Re: Time Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response ToPosted by nåte/">nåte on December 2, 1998 01:21:51 UTC

remember, you cannot break time down to a finite point. Right now time is passing "infinitely fast". But ask me what my length of measurement of that time is and I will tell you it is infinitely small.

In other words, time exists because space exists. It doesn't matter if you can measure it or not; its gunna pass.

Take a flashlight. Shine that flashlight from where you are standing to a known distance; lets call it X. Now measure the time it took the light to travel from the flashlight to X. Lets say it took exactly 1 second.

Now, did you know that in an ideal sense it didn't take the light any time whatsoever to travel that distance? But! The reason it did take "time" to travel that distance is because light is traveling on a fabric... That fabric we call Space/Time.

Now take that same fabric and add some gravity to it. What did you do to it now? You distorted it! Now, you distorted the fabric of S/T that light travels on. If you distort it severely, you would notice some relativistic effects happening...

You see, the speed of light is a constant; a benchmark. It establishes a point of reference that gives reality to what time is, and how time works. Light travels at its speed not because it wants to, but because that is what this dimension supports it to do! Light doesn't travel at 400,000 m/s because that would violate a natural law of how fast pure energy travels through our dimension. Remember, Light travels at the speed of Time, and Time travels at the speed of Light.

Light always travels at its velocity constant no matter what. And in all frames of reference it travels at its velocity.